LORD MAYOR DEMAND’S 563.4MILLION SHILLINGS EMOLUMENTS AND SALARY ARREARS

LORD MAYOR DEMAND’S 563.4MILLION SHILLINGS EMOLUMENTS AND SALARY ARREARS

By Sania Babirye

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago drags Kampala Minister Beti Tirwomwe Kamya, the Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority Jennifer Musisi, Attorney General and KCCA to the Higjcourt seeking orders compelling them to release his accumulated emoluments and salary arrears.

Lukwago is demanding for a total sum for 563.4million shillings for 30 months from the period December2013 to May/2016.  Lukwago also wants court to declare the conduct of the respondents in continuing to freeze his emoluments without justification, as improper in law, and further orders be made  to pay him damages for the psychological torture, mental anguish and emotion stress he has suffered.

The matter has been allocated to Justice Patricia Basaza Wasswa. Lukwago was elected  Kampala Lord Mayor on 14th /March/2011 and took oath of Office on 20/May/2011,  diligently executed his obligations amidst challenges, until May/2013 when some Authority Councilors, together with then Minister for Kampala, Frank Tumwebaze, commenced impeachment proceedings against him. Lukwago was impeached  on grounds of alleged  incompetence, abuse of office and misconduct.

Photo: Daily Monitor.

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